Rudbeckia subtomentosa

Sweet Black-eyed Susan

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Description

Need a tall plant that holds up to the heat of summer? Try sweet black-eyed Susan— it has a lot to recommend it. A wildflower that tops out at 4-6 feet in full sun to partial sun, this plant tolerates clay soil, produces buttery yellow blooms with brown centers and is resistant to deer. Sweet black-eyed Susan prefers moist soil and blooms from July through October.

Soil
Moderate
Plant Shape
Upright
Exposure
Full Sun, Partial Shade
Bloom Time
July - August, September - October
Bloom Color
Yellow, Purple
Landscape Use
Bedding or Border
Wildlife Interest
Resistant To Deer
Plant Type
Perennial
Hardiness Zone
5 - 9